The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Monday brought former senator, Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the upper chamber, to a federal high court in Abuja to be arraigned on charges of extortion.
Mr Sani has been in the custody of the EFCC since December when he was arrested.
He was accused of collecting money in the name of the EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu.
Mr Sani was arrested following a leak that he collected money from a popular Kaduna businessman to give Mr Magu.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, has granted bail to the former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, in the sum of N10m.